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ASUMH LPN Students win at ALPNA

ASUMH LPN Students win at ALPNA1st, eleven Arkansas State University – Mountain Home (ASUMH) Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students traveled to Hope, AR, to participate in the ALPNA (Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurse Association) Competition and Conference.  This was the first time that ASUMH sent a team to compete.  The team entered in five categories and won two first place trophies.  Dawn Bennett won the Medical Terminology contest and Madison Hovis won for the Interviewing category.  About the competition, “It was a great experience for our LPN students and I am thrilled that we took first place in two categories, especially since it was our first time entering.  We are very proud!” said ASUMH Nursing Instructor, Denise Malloy, RN.

The purpose of ALPNA is to unite all licensed practical nurses in the State of Arkansas and promote contacts on national, state and local levels with groups interested in the improvement and extension of nursing service. 

For information on the ASUMH Nursing Program, contact ASUMH Health Science Coordinator Sarah Smith at 870-508-6266 or email

Participants were:
Manessa Lawrence, Jodi Brown,
Denise Morgan, Courtney Johnson, Madison Hovis, Tanya Poddubova Krystal Walters, Missy Statum, Stacey Evans, Dawn Bennett and Carol Honey.


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